Our most popular course gives students a solid footing in photography and teaches you how to become master of your camera, whether you’re using compact or digital SLR. It’s fun, practical and covers all the basics. From photographing friends to creating eye-catchy compositions this course will provide you with the basic skills to make your photography stand out from the rest.

Teens will learn how to:

  • use different camera settings for creative effect
  • set a correct exposure in different modes and various situations
  • create strong images and unusual pictures
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We get to shoot out on location with fun briefs and projects, with a brief introduction to photo editing in Photoshop depending on the group.

Locations visited are likely to include Covent Garden where we are based, and may also include:

  • Greenwich by boat
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • South Bank
  • Camden Market and more.

This course can be used as a Skill for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme. It also leads on to our Teens Intermediate and Saturday courses where skills are refreshed and developed.

Our 6:1 ratio means spaces are limited, so book early to secure your space for dates that suit you.

Camera requirement: Ideally a camera (DSLR or compact) with Manual mode (usually M, Av/A, Tv/S, P on the “mode dial”). Loan cameras available (Nikon/Canon), so please contact us to enquire/ reserve if required.

Average age: either 12-15 year olds (and a bit either side) OR 16 years and upwards. For older groups, please see our Sixth Form/Gap Year student courses.

Level: Beginners

Class size: 6

All our Teens photography and media courses run during school holidays, half-terms and on Saturdays during term-time.
Phone us for more information, to chat about how we run our courses or to reserve your space.

What students are saying:
“I wish I could do this course every day!”
NA, 13 years old

“I have continued to the advanced course right after the introductory course because I enjoyed it so much! The course was wonderful, Julia was so professional and nice. She taught us so many tricks and tools to become more creative. I especially liked our days outside the Lab, photographing in the streets and looking for creative angles and perspectives.”
IG, 15 years old

Please call us on 0203 002 4991, email info@themangolab.co.uk, or book below on our website to secure your place.

 


SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2018 | Weekdays

9 July – 31 August 2018

 


Teens BEGINNERS Digital Photography – click here for more course info

Week 8:  28, 29, 30 & 31 August **Tues – Fri due to Bank Holiday Monday**
TUES 28 Aug – FRI 31 Aug | 10am-1pm MORNINGS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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TUES 28 Aug – FRI 31 Aug | 2:30-5:30pm AFTERNOONS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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AUTUMN TERM | Weekends – Saturdays

Saturday courses start Sat 22 Sept 2018

 


Teens BEGINNERS Digital Photography – click here for more course info

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER

Saturday 22 Sept (then 29 Sept, 6, 13 Oct), 10am-1pm MORNINGS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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Saturday 22 Sept (then 29 Sept, 6, 13 Oct), 2-5pm AFTERNOONS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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SEE BELOW FOR OCTOBER HALF-TERM HOLIDAY COURSES

 

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER

Saturday 10 Nov (then 17, 24 Nov, 1 Dec), 10am-1pm MORNINGS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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Saturday 10 Nov (then 17, 24 Nov, 1 Dec), 2-5pm AFTERNOONS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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DECEMBER

Saturday 8 Dec (then 15 Dec), 10am-1pm MORNINGS (2 weeks only, 6 hours total)  £174 (inc vat)
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Saturday 8 Dec (then 15 Dec), 2-5pm AFTERNOONS (2 weeks only, 6 hours total)  £174 (inc vat)
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OCTOBER HALF-TERM HOLIDAYS 2018 | Weekdays

Mon 22 October – Thurs 25 October 2018
Mon 29 October – Thurs 1 November 2018

 


Teens BEGINNERS Digital Photography – click here for more course info

Week 1: Mon 22 Oct – Thurs 25 Oct

Mon 22 Oct – Thurs 25 Oct | 10am-1pm MORNINGS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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Mon 22 Oct – Thurs 25 Oct | 2:30-5:30pm AFTERNOONS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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Week 2: Mon 29 Oct – Thurs 1 Nov

Mon 29 Oct – Thurs 1 Nov | 10am-1pm MORNINGS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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Mon 29 Oct – Thurs 1 Nov | 2:30-5:30pm AFTERNOONS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS 2018 | Weekdays

Thurs 13 – Fri 14 Dec 2018
Mon 17 – Thurs 20 Dec 2018

 


Teens BEGINNERS Digital Photography – click here for more course info

Thurs 13 Dec – Fri 14 Dec | 10am-4pm ALL DAY (1 hour lunch break) over 2 days (10 hours total)  £288 (inc vat)
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Mon 17 Dec – Thurs 20 Dec | 10am-1pm MORNINGS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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Mon 17 Dec – Thurs 20 Dec | 2:30-5:30pm AFTERNOONS (12 hours total)  £342 (inc vat)
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Book online above, ring us on 0203 002 4991, or email us at info@themangolab.co.uk.

Please get in touch for more information. Places are limited, so please book in good time to secure the dates that suit you!

One to One training – customisable dates, times & course material, subject to availability. Get in touch: 0203 002 4991.

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